- Compares medical theories in Chinese medicine and Western medicine on blood, immune system and cardiovascular diseases
- Provides laboratory cases, tests and values concerning pathology of the blood and the cardiovascular system necessary for diagnosing and monitoring within integrative cardiovascular Chinese medicine
- Includes coverage of advanced level blood, complement and immune systems from both Western and Chinese medicine perspectives
Section I Advanced Anatomy & Physiology 1. Anatomy of Blood and Lymph 2. Congenital Essence 3. Qi and Blood
Section II Blood and Immunity 4. Cellular Homeostasis 5. Hemoglobin
Section III: Perspectives on the Immune System 6. Leukocytes 7. Lymphocytes 8. Pestilential Differentiation 9. Six Stages 10. The Four Levels
Section IV: Hematology Lab 11. Differentials 12. Factors in Blood Production and Coagulation 13. Cardiac Tests
Section VI: Diagnosing 14. Diagnosing using Western Medicine Methods 15. Diagnosing Using Chinese Medicine Methods
Anika Niambi Al-Shura, MSOM, PhD is originally from Louisville, KY and founded Niambi Wellness Institute, LLC in 1994. Since that time Dr. Anika has been transitioning practice perspectives from alternative healthcare in medical massage therapy to integrative Chinese medicine. In 2004, Dr. Anika earned her bachelors in Professional Health Sciences and masters degree in Oriental Medicine from East West College of Natural Medicine, travelled to China and continued her 10 year medical study and a career in teaching until 2014.
Dr. Anika studied at Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Jujiiang Medical University Hospital and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. She earned study certificates in Chinese internal medicine, internal medicine and general surgery, and a specialty in Chinese medicine cardiology.
During her teaching career, Dr. Anika taught medical subjects and research at Shandong Medical University, Jiujiang Medical College and Tianjin Medical University. While teaching, she completed her dissertation on Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, and received her doctorate in medical education in 2014.
Since 2014, Dr. Anika has been living in Florida, where she is developing the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine (ICCM) study program at Niambi Wellness. There are 8 courses in the program which were approved by NCCAOM and Florida Medical Board of Acupuncture for awarding CE credits to licensed practitioners. The course textbooks for the program were published by Elsevier Academic Press. Eligibility and registration information can be found at www.niambiwellness.com.